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Joe McKnight was shot and killed in a road rage incident in Louisiana on Dec. 1.
Joe McKnight was shot and killed in a road rage incident in Louisiana on Dec. 1. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Joe McKnight’s alleged killer has charges bumped up to second-degree murder

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 2, 2017 - 4:50pm

The man who authorities said shot and killed Roughrider running back Joe McKnight has been charged with second-degree murder.

Ronald Gasser was originally facing charges of manslaughterin relation to McKnight’s death.

Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017.
Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Moose Jaw's Levi Steinhauer among Rider releases

By CJME News Staff
February 1, 2017 - 5:39pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders continued their busy off-season by releasing two players and signing two defensive linemen to contracts.

Riders defensive lineman Levi Steinhauer, who hails from Moose Jaw, and defensive back Fred Bennett were released.

Quarterback Mitchell Gale was one of four players released by the Riders on Jan. 27, 2017.
Quarterback Mitchell Gale was one of four players released by the Riders on Jan. 27, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Gale and Steele among four released by Riders

By CJME News Staff
January 27, 2017 - 2:14pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are giving four players a jump start on free agency by releasing them a few weeks early.

Quarterback Mitchell Gale, running back Curtis Steele, receiver Shamawd Chambers and defensive lineman Dylan Ainsworth were released on Friday.

Kevin Glenn, 37, was last with the Roughriders in 2015, playing behind Darian Durant.
Kevin Glenn, 37, was last with the Roughriders in 2015, playing behind Darian Durant. file photo/CJME News Staff

Roughriders bring in quarterback Kevin Glenn for the 3rd time

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
January 23, 2017 - 5:30pm

Third time’s a charm?

The Saskatchewan Roughriders must be hoping so, as they have officially signed CFL veteran Kevin Glenn to a contract.

Details on the length of the contract were not released and clubs do not disclose to the financial details of deals.

Defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, who joined the club late in the 2016 season, has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Riders.
Defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, who joined the club late in the 2016 season, has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Riders. Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders re-sign defensive end Willie Jefferson

By CJME News Staff
January 20, 2017 - 4:11pm

While Darian Durant was holding court in Montreal over his new contract, the Saskatchewan Roughriders made an announcement of their own.

Defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, who joined the club late in the 2016 season, has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Riders.

Former Roughrider Darian Durant will call Montreal home as he signed a three year deal on Thursday.
Former Roughrider Darian Durant will call Montreal home as he signed a three year deal on Thursday. file photo/CJME News Staff

Montreal Alouettes lock up Darian Durant for 3 years

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
January 19, 2017 - 5:36pm

After a trade that shook Rider Nation to its core, Darian Durant is officially an Alouette.

The Grey Cup winning former Roughrider quarterback was sent to Montreal just weeks before official free agency for two draft picks.

The Roughriders traded veteran quarterback Darian Durant to Montreal on Friday.
The Roughriders traded veteran quarterback Darian Durant to Montreal on Friday. Canadian Press

Rider Nation, former players react to Darian Durant trade

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
January 13, 2017 - 4:25pm

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider players and fans are reacting to the news that Darian Durant has been traded to Montreal.

Durant was a fan favourite who seemed to bleed green just as much as the 13th man.

Much like Rider Nation, TSN's Chris Schultz was shocked by the trade.

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